One of the common problems we face with kids is the issue of tonsillitis. Many a times we hear mothers complaining of inflamed tonsils in kids and growing children. It’s a common problem that is easily dismissed with simple answers of eating junk or taking too much soft drink. But the issue should not be waived off in a frizzy. It could lead to further complications if not relieved seriously. The question is that is it correct to over doze you child with strong allopathic medicines to curb the inflammation? We in ayurveda believe in natural herbs that help relieve children suffering from tonsillitis in a natural herbal way.
WHAT IS RECURRENT TONSILLITIS?
The inflammation and infection of the tonsils glands situated in the back of the throat is known as tonsillitis. The process of recurring inflammations is known as recurrent tonsillitis.
WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF TONSILLITIS?
The tonsils become inflamed following an attack by bacteria or some viruses. The condition could follow some other respiratory tract infections. The diseases like common cold, viral fevers, typhoid fevers may lead to or may follow tonsillitis.
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF TONSILLITIS?
The child suffering from tonsillitis shows the common signs of inflammations and infections. Some of the commonly seen symptoms are:
- Soreness in throat
- Pain in throat while swallowing
- High grade temperature
- Inflamed tonsils that form swollen lumps in the throat
- Pus filled painful tonsils
- Hoarseness of voice
- Bad breath
HOW CAN AYURVEDA HELP RELIEVE RECURRENT TONSILLITIS?
Ayurveda is an ancient Indian system of medicine that makes use of herbs existing in the nature and formulates herbal remedies using the inherent power present in these herbs. We in Ayurveda believe that herbal remedies bring to you the richness of the herbs in a natural, unadulterated form. These combinations help improve immunity and provide strength, endurance and will.
Ayurveda uses the inherent power of natural herbs to bring about wonderful results on the human body. The herbs are natural and 100% safe. Ayurveda helps to naturally enhance the body functioning in an herbal way. The herbs for tonsillitis help remove the infection in a natural herbal way. They help regain the normal tonsil gland and remove the inflammation.
HERBS IN AYURVEDA THAT HELP RELIEVE RECURRENT TONSILLITIS
COMMIPHORA MUKUL (GUGGUL)
Guggul has highly potent rejuvenating properties. It revitalizes cells and therefore rejuvenates them. Its purifying properties as well as lipid- regulating properties make it a wonderful herb for many health tonics. It is useful for people who have low haemoglobin and are anemic. It is useful in many heath conditions as it has proved its versatility in several conditions. The effect it has on cholesterol and triglyceride levels indirectly protects the heart from atherosclerosis. The herb also boosts the levels of HDL cholesterol. This herb also has been proved to have antioxidant properties. The herb is beneficial for hypothyroidism related disorders. The herb promotes the metabolism and therefore aids in weight loss. It is also beneficial for conditions like arthritis, pre-menstrual syndrome, bloating and many more. Guggul is used in the preparation of KAISHORE GUGGUL.
EMBLICA OFFICINALIS (AMALAKI)
The herb is known for its rejuvenating properties. It is a natural antioxidant that removes free radicals from the body and helps in regeneration of cells. Amla helps in increasing the body vitality and strengthening immunity. It helps in developing healthy, glowing skin and preventing premature aging. Anemia and blood related disorders are helped in a natural way. This wonderful herb helps in improving immunity and boosting metabolism. The herb helps gain youthful skin and beauty. It prevents premature greying of hair, hair loss and promotes hair and nail growth. It enhances eye sight, keeps the mouth clean, and nourishes bones and teeth. It helps to keep the intestine clean and also controls blood sugar. Amla is used to prepare KAISHORE GUGGUL and AMALAKI RASAYAN CAPSULES.
TERMINALIA CHEBULA (HARITAKI)
Haritaki is an important constituent of Triphala that has wonderful health benefits. It acts well in gastrointestinal ailments, in cases of spleenomegaly, hepatomegaly, tumors, ascites, and anemias. Its powder, when mixed with honey and ghee, is an effective remedy for anemia. The herb improves memory and is salutary in dysuria and urinary stones. Haritaki helps in improving appetite and helps in the digestion. In anemia of any origin, Haritaki herb is highly beneficial. It helps anemia due to haemoglobin deficiency, anemia due to red blood cell deficiency, and anemias of abnormal form origin. Haritaki is used in KAISHORE GUGGUL.
TERMINALIA BELERICA (VIBHITAKI)
A very important herb in the Ayurvedic world, Vibhitaki is famous for its wonderful use in the formation of Triphala. It has numerous health benefits on the human body. Its action on the heart makes it an excellent heart tonic. It helps in purifying blood, thinning of blood, and removing toxins. It is used in cases of low RBC count and low haemoglobin. Vibhitaki helps cases of anemia of any origin and help regain healthy haemoglobin count and form. Our product KAISHORE GUGGUL has Vibhitaki.
CURCUMA LONGA (CURCUMIN)
Owing to its rich medicinal properties, Curcumin is a widely used herb in case of cancer. Many malignant cancers have found their management in Curcumin. Anti-oxidants present in the herb reduce the free- radicals from the body thereby improving the health and immunity. Curcumin herb has rich anti-diabetic properties that make it a wonderful herb to use for diabetic patients. It is a famous Chinese medicine to relieve digestive and liver related diseases. Its anti- inflammatory properties make it a strong herb for various allergies, infections and inflammations. The herb has the power to fight against toxins and infections owing to its rich anti-biotic properties. It is used in many cosmetics due to its beneficial actions on the skin. We use Curcuma longa to prepare CURCUMIN capsules.